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2018 Audi A3 Convertible
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$38,350
Starting Price (MSRP)
8.0
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$40,750
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Overview

Engine
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Transmission
7-Speed Automatic
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 25 MPG
Hwy: 33 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 24 MPG
Hwy: 34 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
13.2 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
13.7 gallons
Seating Capacity
4 seater
Seating Capacity
4 seater
Trunk Volume
9.9 ft³
Trunk Volume
11.8 ft³

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Horsepower
186 hp @ 4400 rpm
248 hp @ 5200 rpm
Torque
221 lb-ft @ 1600 rpm
258 lb-ft @ 1450 rpm
Transmission
7-Speed Automatic
8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
Rear Wheel Drive

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
36.1 ft
35.8 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
N/A
Aluminum Wheels
Front Wheel Size
17" x 7.5"
17" x 7.5"
Rear Wheel Size
17" x 7.5"
17" x 7.5"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Strut
Strut
Rear Suspension
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Tires

Front Tire
P225/45HR17
P205/50HR17
Rear Tire
P225/45HR17
P205/50HR17
Spare Tire
Compact
N/A

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
28 MPG
27 MPG
City
25 MPG
24 MPG
Highway
33 MPG
34 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.3 Tons/yr
6.6 Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
13.2 gallons
13.7 gallons
Cruising Range City
330 miles
328.8 miles
Cruising Range Highway
435.6 miles
465.8 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
174.1 in
174.7 in
Height
55.5 in
55.6 in
Max Width
N/A
69.8 in
Front Width
61.2 in
59.9 in
Rear Width
60.1 in
61.3 in
Wheelbase
102.2 in
105.9 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
4 seater
4 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
41.2 in
41.5 in
Front Seat Headroom
37.4 in
40.5 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
54.8 in
54.4 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
31.9 in
31.8 in
Rear Seat Headroom
36.3 in
37 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
45.7 in
42.2 in

Weight and Trailing

Curb Weight
3,428 lbs
3,680 lbs

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
9.9 ft³
11.8 ft³

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Brilliant Black/Black Roof
  • Ibis White/Black Roof
  • Alpine White
  • Jet Black

Optional Exterior Colors

  • Cosmos Blue Metallic/Black Roof
  • Florett Silver Metallic/Black Roof
  • Glacier White Metallic/Black Roof
  • Monsoon Gray Metallic/Black Roof
  • Mythos Black Metallic/Black Roof
  • Nano Gray Metallic/Black Roof
  • Tango Red Metallic/Black Roof
  • Black Sapphire Metallic
  • Estoril Blue Metallic
  • Glacier Silver Metallic
  • Mediterranean Blue Metallic
  • Melbourne Red Metallic
  • Mineral Gray Metallic
  • Mineral White Metallic
  • Seaside Blue Metallic
  • Sunset Orange Metallic

Standard Interior Materials

  • Black, Leather Seating Surfaces
  • Chestnut Brown, Leather Seating Surfaces
  • Rock Gray, Leather Seating Surfaces
  • Black w/Red Stitching, SensaTec Upholstery
  • Black, SensaTec Upholstery
  • Oyster/Black, SensaTec Upholstery

Optional Interior Materials

N/A
  • Black w/Red Hi/Stitch, Dakota Leather Upholstery
  • Black, Dakota Leather Upholstery
  • Cognac/Dark Brown, Dakota Leather Upholstery
  • Coral Red/Black, Dakota Leather Upholstery
  • Oyster, Dakota Leather Upholstery

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Standard
Standard
Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Standard
Hard Disk Drive Media Storage
Not Available
Optional
Premium Sound System
Not Available
Optional
Satellite Radio
Standard
Optional
Smart Device Integration
Optional
Standard
WiFi Hotspot
Not Available
Optional
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Standard
MP3 Player
Standard
Standard

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Not Available
Cloth Seats
Standard
Standard
Leather Seats
Standard
Standard
Leather Steering Wheel
Standard
Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats
Standard
Standard
Vinyl Seats
Standard
Standard
Woodgrain Interior Trim
Not Available
Optional

Comfort

Navigation System
Not Available
Optional
Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Standard
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Standard
A/C
Standard
Standard
Adaptive Cruise Control
Not Available
Optional
Automatic Parking
Not Available
Optional
Climate Control
Standard
Standard
Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Heated Front Seat(s)
Standard
Optional
Heated Steering Wheel
Not Available
Optional
Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard
Multi-Zone A/C
Standard
Standard
Power Driver Seat
Standard
Standard
Power Passenger Seat
Standard
Standard
Seat Memory
Not Available
Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener
Not Available
Optional
Keyless Start
Optional
Standard
Telematics
Not Available
Standard

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Standard
Standard
Lane Departure Warning
Not Available
Optional
ABS
Standard
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Brake Assist
Standard
Standard
Stability Control
Standard
Standard
Traction Control
Standard
Standard

US NHTSA crash test result

Overall Rating
N/A
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
N/A
Side Crash Rating
N/A
Rollover Rating
N/A

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Knee Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Corrosion
12 Years / Unlimited Miles
12 Years / Unlimited Miles
Drivetrain
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Maintenance
1 Years / 10,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
4 Years / Unlimited Miles
4 Years / Unlimited Miles